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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Grants to New York Agencies and Nonprofits
in Eligible Locations to Benefit Residents

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City of Dunkirk and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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Deadline Date:

05/07/21 4:00 PM


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Grants to New York public and private nonprofit agencies and organizations in eligible locations for programs to benefit residents. Funding is intended to benefit low- to moderate-income residents. The program is intended for initiatives in the areas of economic development, housing rehabilitation, infrastructure and services such as youth services, senior services, and employment training. Programs should take place in Dunkirk City.

The annual grants are provided on a formula basis to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

Applicants must indicate which CDBG National Objective this project/program meets:

  • Activities benefiting low- and moderate-income persons [24 CFR 570.208(a)];
  • Activities which aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight [24 CFR 570.208(b)];
  • Activities designed to meet community development needs having a particular urgency [24 CFR 570.208(c)].

If proposed project/program is an activity benefiting low- and moderate- income persons, please indicate which category the project qualifies under:

  • Area benefit activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(1)];
  • Limited clientele activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(2)];
  • Housing activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(3)];
  • Job creation or retention activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(4)].

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137926

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must include the length of time the agency has been in operation, the date of incorporation, the purpose of the agency (Mission Statement), and the type of corporation.

Communities can make these funds available to public or private non-profit agencies or organizations to undertake eligible program activities.

Pre-proposal Conference:

The City of Dunkirk will hold a public meeting to give city residents, businesses and organizations an opportunity to discuss and suggest possible programs and projects that would benefit low- and moderate- income City residents. The public hearing will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 22nd in the Mayor’s Conference Room, 342 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, New York.

A Technical Assistance meeting is scheduled on April 5th at 11AM via Zoom to assist businesses and organizations in completing their FY2021 CDBG proposal applications. April 5 zoom link:

Pre-Application Information:

Application is due: Friday, May 7th, 2021 by 4:00 PM.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please return completed application and required attachments to:
City of Dunkirk Planning and Development Department
Attn: CDBG Administrator
342 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Questions regarding the CDBG program or the application can be directed to:
Jill Meaux
CDBG Administrator

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: City of Dunkirk

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